AFTRS offers a number of postgraduate courses: Graduate Certificates. Graduate Diploma in Radio and MA Screen.

Applications for 2017 have now closed.

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The AFTRS Graduate Certificate program will provide you with the conceptual and professional skills required to meet the challenging demands of an evolving screen landscape.

An essential component of this course is collaboration across disciplines. This will give you the opportunity to explore the different perspectives of cinematic storytelling and engage in collaborative exercises to build your network.

Disciplines include: Business, Cinematography, Creative Producing, Directing, Documentary, Editing, Music and Screenwriting.

  • 1 year part time at AFTRS Sydney
  • FEE-HELP approved
  • 2017 applications have now closed

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AFTRS MA Screen is designed to nurture the next generation of visionary screen storytellers; people of diverse backgrounds who can work at the highest level of the Australian screen industry.

Divide your time equally between your chosen discipline and shared subjects so that you can develop an adaptable skill-set that balances advanced specialist knowledge with creatively bold and conceptual approaches to story and practice.

Disciplines include: Cinematography, Directing, Documentary, Editing, Interactive Media, Music, Producing, Production Design, Screenwriting, Sound and Animation & VFX.

  • 2 years full time at AFTRS Sydney
  • Small class size - maximum of 6 places per discipline
  • One-to-one industry mentorship
  • 4-week professional attachment
  • A budget to spend on an individual project
  • FEE-HELP approved
  • 2017 applications have now closed

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The MA Screen - Business & Leadership is about joining the next generation of leaders in the screen industries and helping shape the future. Traditional media platforms and business models are under siege. Audiences have become empowered and global. The whole value chain is up for grabs. There has never been a better time to reshape the future of creative work.

  • 2017 applications have now closed
  • 2 years part time at AFTRS Sydney
  • FEE-HELP approved

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A hands-on, highly practical course for tomorrow’s on-air and behind-the-scenes broadcasters.

  • 2017 applications are now closed
  • 1 years full time at AFTRS Sydney
  • FEE-HELP approved
  • Scholarships available

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The Australian Film Television Radio and School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.